YEREVAN, February 8. /ARKA/. Small business in Armenia faces many obstacles as the republic has no fair competition, weak management and legislative flaws in the republic, the head of Republican Union of Employers Gagik Makaryan said Friday.
He explained much damage is caused to small business when media disseminates disinformation about the goods produced by these enterprises.
Particularly, he referred to a TV program on one of Armenian channels which reported on a buyer’s complaint about a low-quality hair bleach domestic product and an allergy the woman had after using it.
Makaryan clarified that shortly after the complaint was filed, the product was tested and no detrimental or prohibited chemicals were detected.
The head of the Union accused the TV program authors of ignoring the positive results of the expertise which they never presented as well as didn’t resumed that the domestic product meets all quality standards.
The authors, on their side, disagreed with Makaryan stating the program was unbiased. -0-